Backend Engineer


Remote, EU, South Africa


Full Time or Contractor

💼 Job Description

We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated Backend Developer to join our team working on a cutting-edge Human Transformation Application. This individual will play a pivotal role in architecting and building the backend system, managing deployments, and scaling our application to support our growing user base. The ideal candidate will have a solid understanding of backend (ideally Node.js), cloud platforms like AWS/GCP, and database management.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Architect, build and maintain backend systems, ensuring exceptional performance and reliability.
  • Collaborate with frontend developers and product team to align backend functionality with business and frontend requirements.
  • Manage deployments, including monitoring and troubleshooting of live systems.
  • Develop and implement databases, data collection systems, data analytics, and other strategies that optimize efficiency and quality.
  • Scale applications to meet evolving performance needs.


  • Proven experience as a Backend Developer. Help us decide on the technology to use.
  • Proficiency with AWS/GCP or similar cloud systems.
  • Experience with database architecture, large-scale data processing, and data analytics.
  • Proficiency in code versioning tools, such as Git.
  • Experience with CI/CD pipeline implementation.
  • Strong problem-solving skills, ability to think fast and incorporate feedback into the development process.

Nice to Have:

  • An understanding of UI/UX principles and customer-focused design.
  • Familiarity with Agile development methodologies.

What We Offer:

  • The opportunity to contribute to a ground-breaking product in the realm of Human Transformation.
  • An inclusive, dynamic, and forward-thinking work environment.
  • Continuous learning and professional development opportunities.

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